Apart from sensing hot chili peppers, the receptor TRPV1 is also involved in detecting a full stomach, researchers say.
A study in pigs has uncovered the mechanistic link between diet, diabetes and kidney failure.
The medicinal mushroom Lingzhi has been shown to help mice on a high fat diet lose weight.
Coffee, chocolate and wine are all good for me, because science says so? Think again, writes Sim Shuzhen in this month's Bug Report.
Eating well pre-pregnancy could help asthmatics control their symptoms during pregnancy, study says.
Interestingly, you could be influenced by your dining companion even if he or she is not physically present.
Pthalates have been found in the urine of 99.6 percent of Australian men in a pattern correlated to their intake of soft drinks.
Eating even one meal out can raise the odds of pre-hypertension in young adults by six percent, study says.
A study in mice has shown that it is possible to optimize diet for both long life and fertility.